The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 63 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.13% - 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% - 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
222 124 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.96% 31.31% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 76 100
Average daily rate £438 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £18.50 £33.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.18% +92.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £33.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.75 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LINQ across the Oxfordshire region.

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

LINQ
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) SignalR
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) SignalR
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL